Native Ginger (Alpinia Caerulea)

Sale price$25.00

Size: 140mm

Pickup available at 40 Myoora Rd, Terrey Hills NSW 2084

Usually ready in 2-4 days

Native Ginger (Alpinia Caerulea)

Native Ginger (Alpinia Caerulea)


40 Myoora Rd, Terrey Hills NSW 2084

Pickup available, usually ready in 2-4 days

40 Myoora Road
Terrey Hills NSW 2084

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Native Ginger Alpinia caerulea

 Native ginger is a beautiful and versatile plant with many uses. It is a member of the ginger family and is native to the rainforests of eastern Australia. Native ginger can grow to be up to 2 meters tall and has large, glossy green leaves. The flowers are white and fragrant, and they are followed by bright blue berries.

Cooking Uses

 The rhizome (underground stem) of native ginger can be used as a substitute for regular ginger. It has a milder flavor than regular ginger, but it is still quite spicy. Native ginger can be used in a variety of dishes, including stir-fries, curries, and desserts. The leaves can also be eaten, and they have a slightly peppery flavor.

Growing and Care Instructions

Native ginger is a relatively easy plant to grow. It prefers a well-drained soil that is high in organic matter. Native ginger can be grown in full sun or partial shade. It will need to be watered regularly, especially during hot, dry weather.


Native ginger can grow to be up to 2 meters tall.

Additional Tips

    • Native ginger is a hardy plant and can tolerate frost.
    • Native ginger can be propagated by division or by seed.
    • Native ginger is a great choice for attracting pollinators to the garden.